From smashing Google Glasses to rejecting peace talks, failing to understand natural rights is leading to some very dark places
Members of the Mimouna Club have made it their mission to learn about Jews and Jewish life as a way of learning about themselves
In his memoir ‘Positive,’ Michael Saag warns that our broken health care system is more dangerous than the AIDS epidemic
The cab-driving poet and his wife marched alone together in the Israel Day Parade
At the intersection of artifice and experience comes a beguiling fantasia on Jewish themes, ‘I Pity the Poor Immigrant’
Before writing a novel about the gangster’s immigrant yearnings, I went digging in the dark corners where he lived
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
A universe of blogs has sprung up where issues of Jewish law and rabbinic authority are discussed in unprecedented ways
Plus Obama at AIPAC, Obama vs. Iran, and more
An imagined photo-diary
Plus, the hottest kosher spot on the Upper West Side, and more
Denies employing actors as callers; we never said he did
But apology is not for some; plus, the case of the missing blogpost!
Demands apology for Fox News host’s comments
Clarifying Glenn Beck’s anti-Reform comment
The Zeitgeist movement is the first Internet-based apocalyptic cult, centered around a doomsday-proclaiming film and an ideology filled with classic anti-Semitic tropes
Plus the freeze in writing, and more
ADL director eagerly accepts grudging ‘I’m sorry’
Plus Morton Klein piles on Soros, and more
Plus Mumbai two years on, and more
In tarnishing Soros’s Shoah experience, Beck tarnishes the Shoah
Why it’s his fault that Glenn Beck is free to be Glenn Beck
Plus Hezbollah resists U.N. tribunal, and more in the news
Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.